from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Over; above; beyond: hypercharge.
- Excessive; excessively: hypercritical.
- Existing in more than three dimensions: hyperspace.
- Linked or arranged nonsequentially: hypertext.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- over, above or beyond
- existing in more than three spatial dimensions
- linked non-sequentially
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A prefix signifying over, above; ; also, above measure, abnormally great, excessive.
- A prefix equivalent to super- or per-; as hyperoxide, or peroxide. [Obs.] See Per-.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hypercritic.
- To move about actively; bustle.
- A prefix of Greek origin, meaning ‘over,’ and usually implying transcendence or excess.
- In mod. math., chiefly denoting extension, generalization, or complication, as in hypers pace, hyper geometrical.
Through tortuous, hyper-"activist" reasoning, the Court held for the first time that corporations have a First Amendment right to spend unlimited money on behalf of individual candidates and causes.
The risks may also involve scarring such as hyper- or hypopigmentation or infection.
The spokesperson said the Dollar is worthless and hyper- inflation is right around the corner.
Nicknamed "hyper- president" for his do-it-all approach, Sarkozy's popularity jumped the most in about 2 ½ years this month -- a six-point gain from a near-record low in October.
Iran may not intend ultimately to close the strait, but its threats to do so can still instigate tremendous economic uncertainty with very real consequences, especially in a hyper- connected world wired with complex speculative instruments.
Natalite Portman plays the hyper- competitive prima ballerina heroine in Darren Aronofsky's hyper-stylish reinvention of the werewolf movie as a female "were-swan" psychodrama.